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Priory Concert Series 2017 – Skipton Choral Society

July 14, 2017 @ 20:00 - 22:00

Skipton Choral Society was set up in 2013 to perform with the Skipton Building
Society Camerata Orchestra. They have had several successful concerts including
Bach’s St John Passion, Mendelsohn’s Elijah and Beethoven’s Choral Symphony.
They have sung at Grassington Festival and held Christmas Concerts in Skipton.
Now an independent choral society, they have broadened their repertoire to include
English madrigals, a jazz mass, and challenging pieces by contemporary composers
including Philip Glass, Jussi Chydenius and Veljo Tormis.

Humming Chorus – Puccini (Madame Butterfly) – String octet and choir

Introduction to Queen of the Night’s Aria – Mozart (Magic Flute) – String Octet

(Sarah Fox) When I am laid in earth (Dido’s Lament) with chorus response of ‘with drooping wings’  – Purcell (Dido & Aeneas) – String octet and choir

Chorus of enchanted islanders – Handel (Alcina) – String octet and choir

Sarah Fox:  Oh had I Jubal’s lyre – Handel (Joshua)

Lascia ch’io pianga – Handel  (Rinaldo)

Witches chorus – Verdi (Macbeth) – String Octet and choir

Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves – Verdi (Nabucco) – String Octet and choir

(Sarah Fox) Vissi d’arte – Puccini (Tosca) – String octet

Anvil Chorus – Verdi (La Traviata) – String octet and choir


Faure Requiem – with Sarah Fox and Adam Gouldin as soloists – organ

A glass of wine will be served during the interval

Tickets at £12 each are available from Colin Crabtree  01756 710586,
the Church Office, and on the door on the night.


Concert goers’ Suppers available at the Devonshire Brasserie 01756 710710



July 14, 2017
20:00 - 22:00
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Bolton Priory Church
Priory Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert, Bolton Abbey
Skipton, BD23 6AL
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01756 710238